Category Archives: Family

The Scenic Route

Its been a long busy WET month. Halfway through the month of March we have already received our average amount of rain. As I type this, its is raining now, and will be raining tomorrow as well!  UGH!! But this … Continue reading

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Its been a long haul

So what happens when it is halfway through the month of December and our hero Mountainstroh has a total of 10 (nope not a typo, ten) bike miles so far? Well for one, he starts wondering just how many layers he will … Continue reading

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Our turn to be support crew!

Anyone who has been following me for the last week knows that during the ride on the Oregon coast, we had the best support crew ever! Michelle and Kim took very good care of us! On Sunday, it was time … Continue reading

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A run to the ocean

Ever look around and realize DAMN! the year is half over and HOLY CRAP! it’s already August! I’d been saying all year that the MC (previously known as the Manchild) and I needed to go somewhere just the two of … Continue reading

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A very cool Father’s day!

Somewhere close to 23 years ago I became a dad for the first time. As with all dads, I lamented that there was not an instruction manual, took 5 minute power naps in the car before driving home from work, and … Continue reading

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The Manchild

On Facebook Saturday I posted this: As a young dad, it is a win every day the next morning shines and the baby boy is smiling and you haven’t broken him.Those small victories continue to build until suddenly the Manchild … Continue reading

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Just Dumb Fun

We all get busy. Kids have homework, adults have errands and chores and work and responsibilities. Somehow we also have to fit in workouts, reading books, sleep and yep, even writing a blog. Because of this, weekends end up going … Continue reading

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Friends in Low Places

I am not a big country and western fan, but there are a few I will bust into ‘harmony’ (or lack there of) with when they come on the radio, or Pandora or someone’s play list.  One it Garth Brooks’ Friends … Continue reading

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Its the doing that matters.

Every other Sunday or so, in addition to watching a new episode of The Walking Dead on AMC, I also get to take the Manchild home from his weekend with us. Over the years, certain traditions have developed.  He get’s … Continue reading

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OK, where did the BAD karma come from?

Ever have one of those days in which you just KNOW somewhere somehow you did something wrong and the karma gods are getting even? Well I will tell you, the last 24 hrs has been just that!

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